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WELCOME TO THE ANGLICAN DIOCESE OF CANBERRA AND GOULBURN

We are one of the 23 Dioceses of the Anglican Church of Australia. Our diocese is a partnership of churches in 60 ministry units, numerous associated agencies and schools, covering most of south-east New South Wales, the eastern Riverina and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). It stretches from Marulan in the north, from Batemans Bay to Eden on the south coast, across to Holbrook in the south-west, north to Wagga Wagga, Temora, Young and Goulburn.

TOP STORIES & ARTICLES

The First Bushfire Recovery Pastoral Care Worker

Janice Ackland has commenced her work as the Diocese’s first bushfire recovery pastoral care worker. Janice will be working across the Eurobodalla Shire Council Area which...

Communion in a Time of Corona

Archdeacon Paul Cohen shares with us some pictures and details of how St Simon’s Kaleen is undertaking Communion during COVID-19: 1. Clergy sanitise their hands.2. People line up...

Profile of the New Primate

The Brisbane-born Archbishop of Adelaide, Geoff Smith, succeeded Melbourne's Archbishop Philip Freier as Australia's new Primate after a sometimes tortuous electronic ballot by...

Bishop Carol Writes …

Our media this week has been full of detail about the explosion in Beirut. An estimated 2,750 metric tons of ammonium nitrate, unsafely stored at a warehouse, has been blamed for...

The Bush Church Dunny

It happened at a tiny, old and very beautiful sandstone church, on one of my first Sundays in the little country parish. The church sat strategically on a rise in the midst of...

From the Inside of an Aged Care Residence

John Donne’s Meditation XVII: No man is an island … ‘… all mankind is of one author, and is one volume. When one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated...

Worship in Isolation

Pray as you can, and do not try to pray as you can’t.~John Chapman, English Benedictine monk At the time of writing, we should be in Geneva on a locum placement within the...

Families with Disability and Online Church

Last year I had a dream that I arrived late to church one Sunday morning. Just as I was about to enter the building, I realised I was still wearing my pyjamas and slippers. Even...

A Winter Baptism in Bodalla

On Saturday 27th June, a small group of Christians and enquirers celebrated with Michelle Winter at her baptism in All Saints’ Church, Bodalla. As she was washed clean in the...

Beautiful people, beautiful diocese

Small groups in our beautiful Anglican Diocese are resuming meeting face to face again. It is lovely to see people’s precious faces and handsome smiles. God is good. Bishop Mark...